I'm David Thrift, UX/UI Designer with a background in Industrial Design. I create deeply personal interactions between people and products.




FIVE TO NINE makes a SaaS product that improves community in

the workplace.

I conducted research that I used to deliver:

  • A new on-boarding process

  • New Community Features

  • A Guide for HR to use the platform to increase engagement


Chicago Tribune

Developing a companion app to incentive subscription

  • Conducted interviews and surveys

  • Delivered a clickable prototype of an app that delivers short versions of Chicago Tribune articles in an audio format


Art Institute of Chicago

I conducted research that I used to deliver:

  • Wireframes that detailed a new interaction scheme for the museum webstore